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Sports Photographer of the YearEthan Hyman, News & ObserverN.C. State's Lorenzo Brown (2) slams in two over Boston College's Gabe Moton (1) as Boston College's Ryan Anderson (12) also defends during the first half of N.C. State's game against Boston College in the first round of the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.

Sports Photographer of the Year 

Ethan Hyman, News & Observer 

N.C. State's Lorenzo Brown (2) slams in two over Boston College's Gabe Moton (1) as Boston College's Ryan Anderson (12) also defends during the first half of N.C. State's game against Boston College in the first round of the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA.